Honest is the Best Policy

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Is honesty the best policy?

Submitted: August 20, 2012

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Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to little Debbie,
Whose smile shines full of delight
Knowing Santa will enjoy her milk and cookies.
 
Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to poor Jim,
Who loves his insecure girlfriend dearly
But is afraid she’s become overweight.
 
Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to wandering Charlie,
Who knew his way, he was in love
But now travels alone, perplexed in darkness
 
Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to momma Anne,
Whose child is, all of 11 years old,
And suffers a terminal illness.
 
Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to innocent Becky,
Her real mother abandoned her young
So they’re her only real family.
 
Honesty is the best policy?
Tell that to apathetic Kieran,
Who cherishes his mother, but
hates religion,
Even though it saved her.


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